Apply for Permit

How do I apply for a Permit?
You can apply in person at our Malawi foreign missions or through a sponsor in Malawi.
What will I need to make my application?
This will depend on which category you are applying for entry under. In all cases you will need to fill in an application form along with support documents
Where to apply for a Permit
You can apply at Malawi’s foreign mission or at our Regional Offices in Mzuzu and Lilongwe and Immigration Headquarters in Blantyre.
What will happen when I make my application?
The Permit officer will make a decision using your application form and the supporting documents you have provided. If this is not possible, they may need to interview you. Once a decision is made they will formally notify you.
Can I appeal if you refuse my Permit Application?
You can appeal to the Minister of Home Affairs if your application is rejected. You can get information about appeals from the office which processed your application.